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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 24, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Laporte's life traded in TORONTO Parti Que- becois Leader Rene Levesque suggested Thursday the life of Pierre Laporte may have been traded for the safety of James British trade commis- in their kidnappings dur- ing Quebec's of 1970. Mr. Laporte was murdered and Mr. Cross freed after their abductions by members of the Front de Liberation du Quebec Alter a speech at a commu- nication seminar in which he criticized the actions of the fed- eral and Quebec governments during the Mr. Levesque n-as asked ffom the floor whether there was any known explanation of the death of Mr Laporte. happened is not abso- SAND GRAVEL ASPHALT TQUE5TRUP SAND AND GRAVEL Construction Co. Ltd. PHONE 328-2702 327-3610 A 4 i luMy he said. could some sort of trade-off the life of Cross and the life of Speaking to reporters after the Mr. Levesque. said that perhaps it is time some questions were asked of Gerard then state secretary and now federal commu- nications minister. He said Mr. Pelletier had stated not long ater the 1970 event that the word go he thought Mr. Cross would come out but he had grave doubts that Mr. Laporte Mr. Levesque with everything coming out I Mr. Levesque made several references to new information turning up about the Laporte in- cident. get back to one grisly central the first guy who walked into the house whsre Laporte was kept when police got there was our premier's right-hand a guy named Desrochers. of brings a hell of a lot of questions about the whole operation It was one of the most scandalous. shameful abuses of pcwer with very frail pretexts that I can remember Commons Jiody LaMarshi former federal Liberal cabinet said in Toronto she is moving back to Ont- ario from Vancouver short- ly and may try for her old Niagara Falls Commons seat in the next general election. Miss LaMarsh been conducting an open- line radio show in couver. QUAKE SHAKES ALASKA Alaska A earthquake shook Alaska's Kodiak Island Wednes- day but apparently did no dam- the national oceanic and atmospheric administration said Wednesday. A spokesman said the quake registered 5.1 on the open-ended Richter scale and was centred 80 miles southwest of the island. Local people get more say in L.LP. plans OTTAWA An lion Local Initiates Program giving local people more say in the selection of projects in their area was an- nounced Thursday by Man- power Minister Robert Andras. Unlike other no supplementary grants will be available. Projects must be completed on an initial restricted by a imposed for the first time this year. In previous extra funds had to bs made available to keep many of the non-profit projects going to completion. The 1972-73 total of mil- lion for the included supplementary appropriations of million and million. In the first the total included ex- tensions of million and million. Critics had said that some people were deliverately the government for more money by stalling completion of their projects. Thursday's announce in e n t brings the total spent on LI P. grants since the program start- ed to million. EXTRA MONEY AVAILABLE Mr. Andras told a news con- ference that an additional million has been set aside for the ancillary intensive that promotes devel- opment of employment projects. He stressed that this year's total is '.'over and above the on- going commitment for 1973-74 of million in loans to munici- palities under the winter capital projects fund as announced last by Finance Minis- ter John Turner. Mr. Andras says the ceiling on projects makes it possible for more projects to employ more people. Last grants ranged to as much as from as little as on last year's this will result in a 15-per-cent increase in the potential num- ber of approved projects.. will thus be possible for more projects to employ more Application forms are to be available at manpower centres by the end of this month and the deadline for submission is Oct. day Parliament re- convenes after its summer re- oess. Mr Andras says people who get their submissions in early should have them approved by the beginning of November. Increased local involvement in proj-ect selection is to be done through ad- visory if agreed to by individual members of Parlia- ment. These groups will re- view project applications at the community level after they have been examined by the ap- propriate provincial and federal government departments. groups will then recom- mend those projects consid- ered lo be of greatest value to the community. Final decisions on all projects will be taken by the minister Mr. Andras said he hopes this will make the L.I P. mechanism more responsive to community needs and more adaptable to lo- cal employment conditions. Each advisory group would comprise about 10 people. These would include three selected by their two representing lo- cal two'represent- ing community two from among successful sponsors of previous L.I.P. projects and one LIP. officer. Asked whether giving an MP disci etionary powers in this case might lead to political pa- the minister replied that the MP would primarily recommend people. final selection will be my lesponsibility don't think it lends itself to patronage but I'll certainly be prepared to step The emphasis on community need and the limit should reduce the number of applications for major construc- tion-type projects. Men's Boys' Wear 2025 MAYOR MAGRATH DRIVE 324 MAYOR MAGRATH DRIVE 420 6rh STREET SOUTH Values Effective 'Til Closing Aug. 1973 We reserve the right to limit quantities. MARGARINE 1-LB. PARCHMENT PKG. King Size 5 Ib. net wt. box MARLBORO ASST'D. COLORS ORANGE JUICE C J1 -00 DOG FOOD YORK PURE FROZEN 6 fl. oz. tins R ZIP..........15 oz. nel TIDE Boys' Casual Pants Just in time for prices on boys' pants. Styl- ed with the half boxer waist and flare they are made of cot- ton for long wear and complete wash- ability. Choose from assorted fall shades. Sizes 8 to 12. PAIR Men's Sport Shirts A great buy on men's shirts in two styles to choose from. Some are arnel and the others cotton and both come with long sleeves and washable. A variety of pat- terns in sizes S-M-L. EACH Young Men's Jeans Hard wearing pants of either denim chambray or the popular brushed cot- ton. They come in flare and baggy style legs and assorted colors. Choose from famous cotton jeans in iho flare leg or bag style. Choose from a variety of plain and patterns. Sizes 26 to 34. FRESHER BY FAR... ORANGES Weekend medium size Fancy crisp and crunchy APPLES CANTALOUPE CELERY HEARTS Jumbo size crunchy.......pkg. innlrn Optn daily 9 a.m. to 6 Thursday and t-riday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. right to limit quantities. FINEST MEATS... GOVT INSPECTED FROZEN TRAY PACK ECONOMICAL SO VERSATILE SALAD FOWLcwtup ib GOVT. INSPECTED CANADA GRADE A BEEF FULL CUT BLADE OR ROUND BONE CHUCK STEAK PORK RIBLETS Gov't Inspected Choice Grain Fed Young Tender CROSS RIB ROASTS Gov't Inspected Canada Grade A Beef ;